Tax Tips: You can file your taxes online for FREE
You can access Free File through the IRS website, where you will have to select a company to file with. The companies service different states and income levels, and there are about 20 companies on the list, so be prepared. One of the advantages to preparing your return online is that the computer makes a few accuracy checks to help you.
By filing online you can get your refund faster than through paper filing, and if you can file for free, why not?
Tracy L. Coenen, CPA, MBA, CFE performs fraud examinations and financial investigations for her company Sequence Inc. Forensic Accounting, and is the author of Essentials of Corporate Fraud.